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How to be a Muslim Ally: Presentation by the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh
March 30, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDTFree
Join 350Pittsburgh / Unite100 as they share an evening with our Muslim neighbors and learn about Muslim culture and community and how to support them.
Through this presentation you will gain knowledge about how to interact with Muslims in America to not only ensure comfortability but to also portray solidarity.
*Learn about Muslim cultural norms
*Learn about the religious practices that make up a Muslim’s lifestyle
*Alleviate misconceptions about Muslim culture and lifestyle
*Learn how to practice solidarity with Muslims within the Greater Pittsburgh area
*And, since we are 350 Pittsburgh, we couldn’t resist asking for just a few words on ICP’s Go Green plan!
We encourage everyone to transform open dialogue into action.
Free admission, open to all. Doors open at 6:30. Please bring a pen/pencil to write questions during the Q&A.
There is construction at the Aiken entrance, so enter on Centre Ave. First United Methodist Church has a small parking lot on Centre Ave. There is street parking in the neighborhood.
About the speaker: Wasi Mohamed is the youngest executive director in the 28-year history of the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences with degrees in neuroscience, the history and philosophy of science, and religious studies. Wasi is the founder of the Office of PittServes, the volunteer manager of the Muslim-run Free Heallth Clinic in Braddock, and the former executive director of the Student Civic Engagement Council.